Customs: I need help......

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  1. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    I am trying to find a color match for Bumblebee. I am unable to find the right shade of yellow for the 2007 or 2009 bumblebee. I have found colors that are close, but not close enough. I have a couple of different customs that I am working on but, I can't and won't finish him without the prpoer shade of yellow. I have gone as fa as to ask Hasbro and I get no response. Please help me.
     
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    well this has been said many times:.there is not mch of a chance that you will find a colour match. you will have to get custom mixed paint.
     
  3. MATTICUS PRIME

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    Go to your local GM dealership and ask for a bottle of touch up paint.
    Or Hobby lobby now has modelmaster rattle cans. I know the dodge sublime green (limited edition daytona color) is available, i think there is something very close in that line.
     
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    Try chrome yellow as a base, go to michaels craft store and buy createx airbrush sunrise yellow as a top coat, and then clear coat with gloss. It's as close as I've gotten so far.
     
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    testor's model masters enamel makes a metallic yellow called "amber" which works really well on a chrome yellow base (the metallic is quite transparent)

    Here's the color result using this formula:

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    you can buy the camaro yellow paint at a GM dealership like he said.
     
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    Might be able to buy the paint direct from gm, but won't it be some what expensive?? Idk, maybe not.
     
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    Thats the one.
     
  9. cheetor71

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    The Camaro yellow, which is Rally Yellow by the way, is not the same color as Bumblebee in the movie or as a toy. But thanks, that was one of the first things I thought of.
     
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    I'll try that. I emailed you a while back about your Bumblebee because I thought that color was almost a perfect match.
     

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